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President’s lover Gayet at French film awards – AFP

AFPParis — Julie Gayet, the woman outed as French President Francois Hollande’s lover, made her first high-profile appearance since news of the affair broke when she arrived Friday at France’s top film awards. Gayet, 41,…

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Alex Deibold 3rd in snowboardcross – ESPN

ESPNKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Pierre Vaultier of France held off hard-charging Nikolay Olyunin of Russia to win gold in men’s Olympic snowboardcross Tuesday. Vaultier fended off several advances by Olyunin in the final, drawing clear…

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Ukraine protesters evacuate Kiev City Hall – FRANCE 24

Ukraine protesters evacuate Kiev City HallFRANCE 24Protesters evacuated the City Hall in Ukraine’s capital Kiev on Sunday after occupying it over the past two months, meeting the terms of an amnesty agreement put forth by…

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Turkish lawmakers brawl, then pass law – CNN

CNNIstanbul (CNN) — After a hard-fought battle — one that landed a lawmaker in the hospital — Turkey’s parliament in Ankara voted Saturday to approve anti-corruption measures. The approval, by a vote of 210-28, came…

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Israel berates ‘pro-Palestinian EU’ – BBC News

BBC NewsIsrael has summoned the ambassadors of Britain, France, Italy and Spain, accusing their countries of pro-Palestinian bias. The Foreign Ministry said the envoys would be told that their “perpetual one-sided stance” is unacceptable. On…


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